Free Comic Book Day…. Coming to a library near you!

Zap! Pow! Bam! Boom! Indian River Library will be hosting its fifth annual Free Comic Book Day event on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

FCBD is an event that takes place on the first Saturday in May across the North America. On this day Comic Book Stores and other participating locations come together to give away free comic books. The Indian River Library has participated in this event since 2012 in order to help promote literacy and introduce the genre of Comic Books and Graphic Novels to all readers.

How do I get my free comics you might ask! Well just visit the Indian River Library on May 7, 2016 between 11:00am-4:00pm and pick up your free comic book while supplies last. But wait! There’s more….

Come dressed as your favorite Superhero, Villain, Comic Book Character, or make up your own costume and join the costume contest at 1:00pm. You could win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.

While you are there check out some of the amazing activities that are also planned throughout the day:

All Day Activities:

  • Free Comic Books (while supplies last)
  • Lego Room Board Games
  • Photo Booths
  • Makerbot 3-d printer
  • Create a Superhero
  • Superhero Masks
  • Batstaches
  • Fling a Superhero
  • Surprise Guest Visitors


2:15pm      The Force Awakens Discussion

3:15pm      Vs: Who Would Win In a Fight?

Other Activities:

11:00am   Meet the Comic Artist: Michael Shirley

11:00am   Jedi Training Academy

12:00 and 12:30pm   Learn About Super Foods on the Super Foods Bus

12:00pm   Shrinky Dinks

1:00pm   Costume Contest

2:00pm   Magnetic Slime

3:00pm   Perler Beads FCBD web size.2

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